TAPMI Admission 2020
Updated on Jan 6, 2020 - 3:14 p.m. IST by Aman.vardhan
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TAPMI Admission 2020 - Ta Pai Management Institute has released its application form along with the notifications for the admission to the PGDM programme for batch 2020-22. The application form was released on November 15, 2019 and will be available for the candidates to fill till January 30, 2020 on the official website of the institute. Earlier, the last date to fill the application form was January 17, 2020. Candidates who are interested to apply for the institute can fill and submit the application form in online mode only. The cost of the application form is Rs 2200 for one programme and increases with the number of programme . Candidates who will register successfully for the programme will be shortlisted on the basis of their CAT/XAT/GMAT score. The minimum percentile which the candidates have to obtain in order to be considered eligible for the admission process is 85 percentile in any of the CAT or XAT exam. Candidates applying through GMAT have to obtain a minimum score of 630. The institute offers a total of 720 seats under their PGDM programmes. Here we will be discussing all the necessary details related to the admission process of TAPMI like programme details, number of seats, eligibility and other related information. Read the full to know all the details related to TAPMI admission 2020.

TAPMI Admission 2020 Highlights



Institute Name

Ta Pai Management Institute

Course Offered

PGDM, Sales, BKFS & HR

Name of entrance exam which candidates are shortlisted


Application Mode


Level of Admission

Post Graduate

GD/PI Centres

Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Indore, Kolkata, New Delhi and Manipal.

TAPMI Admission 2020: PGDM Programme details

TA Pai Management Institute offers a 2 year full time PGDM programme in 4 specialization. The different specializations are PGDM, Sales, BKFS and HR. The list of all the PGDM programme along with their fee details are listed in the table below:

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Programme Name

Fee Details

Year I

Year II


INR 7.30 Lakhs

INR 7.30 Lakhs


INR 7.30 Lakhs

INR 7.30 Lakhs


INR 7.30 Lakhs

INR 7.30 Lakhs


INR 7.30 Lakhs

INR 7.30 Lakhs

Important Dates related to TAPMI Admission 2020

Important dates related to TAPMI admission includes all the dates starting from the application form release date till the commencement of the batch 2020. All these important dates are listed in the table below:

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TAPMI Admission 2020: Important dates



TAPMI application form release

November 15, 2019

Last date to fill the application form

January 30, 2020 (Extended)

Shortlisting for further admission process

To be notified

Stage 2 of Admission process

To be notified

Final selection list announcement

To be notified

Commencement of first year term I

To be notified

Eligibility Criteria for TAPMI Admission 2020

Candidates who want to apply for TAPMI have to fulfill the eligibility criteria set by the institute. Various parameters coming under eligibility criteria includes Academic records of the candidate, entrance examination mentioned and other different parameters. All the details related to the eligibility criteria of TAPMI admission are listed in the table below:

Academic Record: Candidates who are applying for the institute must have a bachelor's degree from a recognized institute in any discipline. The minimum marks that the candidates must have at various stages of their academics are listed below:


Minimum Marks


60 percent


60 percent


60 percent

Entrance Examination and minimum percentile: Candidates who have applied for the TAPMI have to appear in any of the management entrance examination test listed by the institute. Three examinations along with their minimum percentile in which the candidates can appear in the table below :


Cut-off (minimum)

CAT 2019

85 percentile

XAT 2020

85 percentile



Eligibility criteria for the candidates having work experience more than 24 months

  • Valid CAT/ XAT/ GMAT scores (whichever is higher)

  • Academic profile (10th, 12th, Graduation, Backlogs during graduation etc.)

  • Work experience (type of company, total experience in months, etc.)

How to apply for TAPMI Application form

  • Candidates in order to apply for TAPMI had to follow the given instructions to fill the application form of the institute:

  • Candidates have to visit the official website of TAPMI

  • On the front page there will be a banner containing the link in the text marked as “ Apply now”.The last date to apply for the programme has been extended to January 30, 2020.

  • Otherwise click on the tab admission, there will be option marked as admission process, click on that. You will be directed to a new page. On that page there will be an option under the title “Take Action” marked as “Apply now”. Click now.

  • Candidates have to first sign up for the application with their contact details(mobile and email).

  • After the candidates have successfully registered, they have fill the application form along with their academic records and other important details.

  • Upload your photograph and signature.

  • After you have filled all the details in the form you have to make the payment. Payment can be made with any online mode of payment.

Application fee for TAPMI

Application fee details are listed in the table below. Mode of payment is online only.

  • One Program – INR 2200 + 18% GST

  • Two Programs – INR 2800 + 18% GST

  • Three Programs – INR 4000 + 18% GST

  • Four Programs – INR 6000 + 18% GST

TAPMI Admission Process

Candidates who have applied for TAPMI have to go through the following stages of the admission process:

Stage 1: Shortlisting of Candidates: Candidates who have applied for the institute will be shortlisted for the selection process on the basis of the marks they have obtained by them in the entrance examination. The cutoff for the admission process will be set by the institute. The minimum percentile for the candidates is mentioned above in the eligibility criteria.

Stage 2: Admission Process: This stage of the admission consists of written ability test followed by Group Discussion and personal interview. Different stages of admission are mentioned below:

Written Ability Test: The test aims to evaluate the written ability of the candidates. Basically the articulation and technical abilities of the candidates.

Group Discussion: This process evaluate the ability of the candidates to interact with the group. GD aims at evaluating the applicants skills in communication, leadership, Problem Solving, Solution Orientation and Persuasion.

Collaborative Problem-Solving Ability: Candidates will have to go through a Group Activity where they will be provided a situation or problem to solve as a group. Abilities evaluated for the candidates are team work, initiative, representation of a solution.

Personal Interview (PI): The objective of the interview is to understand the candidates attitude towards management education.

Final Selection of the candidates: The final selection will be based on the candidates performance in various rounds and weightage of various parameters of the candidates:

  • CAT/XAT/GMAT (Overall Percentile)

  • Verbal Ability Percentile

  • Academic profile

  • Work experience

  • WAT Score

  • GD Score

  • PI Score.

Scholarship provided by TAPMI

Ta Pai Management Institute provides scholarship to the various candidates who are in need of it. Candidates are provided various on the basis of different parameters which are mentioned below:

  • Performance in CAT/XAT

  • Family income of the candidates

  • Performance in academics at TAPMI

All the details related to TAPMI scholarship are listed in the table below:

TAPMI scholarship Programme


Current Structure



Fee Waiver

Dr. Ramdas Pai Merit Scholarship – Category I


95 percentile and above in CAT / XAT; 730 and above in GMAT

30% of total tuition fee

Dr. Ramdas Pai Merit Scholarship – Category II


90 percentile and above in CAT / XAT &; gross family income (before tax) below rupees ten lakh.

50% of total tuition fee

Dr. Ramdas Pai Merit Scholarship – Category III


Family Gross Income (before tax) below rupees seven lakh; No CAT / XAT score criteria

50% of total tuition fee

Dean’s Roll of Honour


Top 10 performers of the batch

INR. 2 lakh each

Total Scholarships


Address & Contact Number

T. A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI)

P.B. No. 9, Manipal – 576 104, Karnataka, India

(Landmark: Manipal – Alevoor Road: TAPMI new campus)

Phone - +91 820 2701000

Fax - +91 820 2570699

Email - tapmi@tapmi.edu.in


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CAT - 89.85 (VA - 93, DI - 93. QA - 68), GMAT - 650. Work ex - 24 months (Merchant Navy Officer). Ive already applied to : 1. Great Lakes (1 &2 yr PGP) 2. Tapmi 3. IMT 4. IMI 5. FORE 6. IRMA 7. KJSIMSR 8. MICA Kindly let me know if I am eligible to apply for any others. Thanks

Sampriti Student Expert 20th Jan, 2020
You have  a pretty good CAT percentile and you can check out these colleges also
  • VGSOM IIT Kharagpur
  • GIM  Goa ( registration for the college was until 3rd January)
  • University Business School, Punjab University
  • BIM Trichy
  • LIBA Chennai
  • BIMTECH Noida
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management Delhi
  • Prin LN Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research, Mumbai

These are some of the best B schools you can get and they have an excellent reputation in the market. Considered as tier 2 colleges, they offer an average compensation package of 10-12 lakhs.

Good Luck

I scored a composite a score of 719.50 in a december MAT. Am i eligible for applying for a PGDM coure in TA PAI MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE,MANIPAL?

Sampriti Student Expert 19th Jan, 2020
TAPMI Manipal is one of the best B schools in India and considers the scores of exams like CAT, XAT and GMAT only. TAPMI doesn't consider MAT scores and they have already declared their cutoffs for these three examinations in their official website.

But you have a pretty decent MAT scores so you can definitely check out some other good colleges accepting MST scores like
  • XIME Bangalore
  • BIMTECH Noida
  • Christ Institute of Management
  • Jaipuria Institute of Management
  • Institute of Public Enterprise Hyderabad
  • Alliance University Bangalore
  • IFIM Business School

These colleges also have very good reputation among corporates and you can easily bag a good job in a reputed company with an average compensation package of 6-7 lakhs.

Good Luck

i got 80%in cat19. 10 th 95% inter 98% btech 4th year till now 75% Do i have any chances for tapmi.

KUNAL LANJEWAR 16th Jan, 2020


As per the data provided by you, you have a chance of getting TA Pai Management Institute, Manipal.

TAPMI accepts the scorecard of three national level entrance tests - Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), Common Aptitude Test (CAT) and GMAT for its admission process. Apart from that candidates should have completed their graduation in any discipline. The institute will also consider the academic profile and work experience (after graduation) of candidates before shortlisting for written ability test (WAT), Personal Interview (PI) and Group Discussion (GD) round.

The eligibility procedure for taking admission in this institute is :

  • Firstly, candidates’ profile will be shortlisted on the basis of XAT, CAT or GMAT score + academic profile and work experience.

  • After that, shortlisted candidates will be called for Written Ability Test (WAT) + Personal Interview (PI) + Group Discussion (GD)

  • Final selection will be made on the basis of XAT/ CAT/ GMAT + WAT + PI + Academic Profile + Work Experience.

As per the cutoffs till now, the average CAT percentile to get admission in this college is, 80 - 85 percentile and the required percentage in 10th, 12th and Graduation is 60 percentage each.

Best Wishes.


I have 94% in 10th,84% in 12th.....and 6.42 cgpa in engineering. My Cat score is 85.4% what are my chances in TAPMI, GIM and KJSOM. Which other college should i opt?

Sampriti Student Expert 10th Jan, 2020
You have good chances in all the colleges you have mentioned. They require a minimum percentile of 85 in CAT. Apart from that you can check out these colleges
  • FORE School of Management Delhi
  • Great Lakes Chennai
  • BIM Trichy
  • Nirma University
  • GIM Goa
  • IMT Ghaziabad
  • IMI Delhi and others.

Can I choose pgdm sales and marketing after choosing pgdm general management at tapmi?

NAVNEET PANDEY 31st Dec, 2019

Hello silli

For that you have to contact the administration department as the process changes every year,but yes you can choose PGDM general management at tapmi.

I hope it helps

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